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the the energy. the first ford you can fill up and also plug in. plug in hybrid is a great in between in terms of both hybrid and full electric vehicle because you really have the capability to do both but you don't have the range limitatio limitation. >>reporter: with 20 mile range on battery or over 600 with the gas tank the car decides which were to use. >> rate now i can flooring the pedal to use gas. did you notice the difference. >> gas kick in. >> or push button to go all electric. 30,000 dollars claims the car pays for itself by getting the electric equivalent of 100 miles per gallon. >> first to brick the million stone. centennial mail stone. of. >>reporter: electric cars nothing new for ford. in 1914 henry ford and firestone posed with edison trying to bring the first electric car to market but couldn't build a good enough battery. in 2000 tried again with the all electric ca car. sales slow and they pulled the plug after two year years. but now thinks they are finally ready. >> 60 percent of the consumer come into our showroom are considering hybrid and now maybe more remar
and that simply carbon has done. >>reporter: energy institute at berkeley professor says that's just not accurate. >> consume remember probably going to see almost nothing in the next year. >>reporter: he says big energy users like utility, oil compan company, cement manufacturer all been given permit by the stay to comfort carbon they produce. the cap will be reduced over the years but he says there is also a built-in incentive to improve. >> because if you figure out a way to make the cement while emitting fewer green house gas you good tote keep the permit. that means you get to the make money. >>reporter: we asked the big oil refinery in the bay area to weigh in but only chevron responded and would say only that it will participate in the cap and trade program as it is required to do. there ace provision in the regulations that requires refinery to pass on the cost of the carbon cost of burning a gallon of gasoline in the car and that takes effect in 2015. and if current carbon projections hold, it could raise the price of a gallon of gas by 15 cents. in the newsroom, israeli abc 7 news.
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